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Recent NPAs Set ‘Troubling Precedent’

By Global Investigations Review In 2017, companies settled violations with the DOJ in unprecedented non-prosecution agreements that contained disavowals of any criminal liability. Who’s Who Legal’s sister publication GIR Just Anti-Corruption investigates why.

Take part in WWL's Brexit and the Legal Market Survey 2018

Who's Who Legal is one of the world's leading directories of business lawyers. For the second year, we are conducting our Brexit and the Legal Market Survey, which aims to gain insight into how firms and clients are approaching Brexit. We are also seeking to uncover which practitioners clients are turning to for advice.

Indian Insolvencies: From Blank Slate to Boomtown

By Global Restructuring Review In the course of less than a year, India’s National Company Law Tribunals – the first port of call for hearing insolvency cases – have gone from a standing start to becoming fully fledged adjudicatory bodies capable of handing down tens of thousands of final decisions. With the first real test of the new system looming in the form of the Indian banking system’s huge volume of non-performing assets, GRR’s Richard Woolley spoke to practitioners in and outside the country about the opportunities presented for lawyers, advisers and distressed investors.

UK Bar 2018: Roundtable


Consulting Experts - Future Leaders 2018

In the latest addition to WWL’s Future Leaders series, we are pleased to announce WWL: Consulting Experts – Future Leaders, which will highlight the leading experts aged 45 or under in the following categories: Financial Advisory and Valuation – Quantum of Damages Economics – Competition Economists Construction – Quantum & Delay Investigations – Forensic Accountants Digital and Data – Digital Forensic Experts We are currently accepting nominations for this publication. If you would like to nominate any individuals for inclusion, either from your firm or any other firm, please email Avni Patel (avni.patel@whoswholegal.com).

Up in the Air, Down Under


Simon Liddy, Matthew Brooks and Caroline Michel, HWL Ebsworth Things are certainly taking off in the Australian aviation space. Australia’s domestic aviation sector saw record growth in freight movements in 2016, as well as a 2 per cent increase in passengers, a trend that has continued throughout 2017.  With both regional and global demand for more aviation services in Australia, the industry has been greeted with a plethora of new opportunities for growth and expansion, but also operational challenges, to meet this demand. 

Aviation 2018: Discussion

Who’s Who Legal brings together Ricardo Bernardi of Bernardi & Schnapp Advogados and Mert Hifzi of HFW to discuss issues facing aviation lawyers and their clients in the industry today.

The Cape Town Convention in an EU Context


Morten Jakobsen, Gorrissen Federspiel On 28 April 2009, the European Union (EU) acceded to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment, also known as the Cape Town Convention (CTC) and its Protocol on Matters Specific to Aircraft Equipment, referred to as the Aircraft Protocol (AP (together with the CTC, the Convention)), thus becoming the first and only regional economic integration organisation (REIO) to ratify the two instruments.  The Convention entered into force on 1 August 2009 with respect to the EU. Eight out of the 28 EU member states have individually ratified it so far. This article addresses certain practical consequences stemming from the Convention’s interaction with the EU legal system and highlights some aspects to be considered by practitioners when dealing with EU jurisdictions. 

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